The Rt Hon David Jones MP


The House Magazine

The New Year arrives, as is now customary, to the accompaniment of a fusillade of text messages on my iPhone. One of them, from a longstanding Iranian friend, expresses the hope that this will be the year when democracy is … read the full article

Weekly News – 17 December, 2017

 This week finds us at the Winter solstice, the very darkest time of the year, illuminated briefly by the man-made blaze of Christmas. It is traditional at this time to look back on a year that always seems to have … read the full article

Dementia Friendly

Last Saturday, I visited the Tesco store in Abergele – not to do my Christmas food shopping, but to see an important new initiative aimed at supporting the large number of people of all ages who are living with dementia. ... read the full article

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday is the most solemn, and arguably the most important, day in the national calendar. Indeed, it is remarkable that, as the years pass and the memories of the two great twentieth century wars recede, the day has, if anything, grown in significance. ... read the full article

Article 127: A Misguided Motion

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 5 November 2017. As I write, I am also preparing my contribution to a Commons debate on a Labour backbench motion framed in the following terms: “That this … read the full article

Sky News Interview

David Jones MP in conversation with Adam Boulton and Tom Rayner of Sky News. Discussing the devolution of powers and the role of parliament after Brexit. This live interview originally aired 26 October 2017.

Into the maelstrom: William F Yates

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 25 October 2017.

Last Saturday, in the company of several hundred others from Llandudno, Colwyn Bay and farther afield, I attended the opening of the new RNLI lifeboat station at Craig y Don. It was a once-in-a-lifetime event.
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It is now time for the lion to show its teeth

This article was originally published in the Mail on Sunday on 22 October 2017.

Just one roar from the British lion, as Boris Johnson would put it, and Angela Merkel and Co have started to buckle.
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UK is more than willing to walk away from a bad deal

This article was originally published in The Sunday Telegraph on 15 October 2017. The latest round of EU withdrawal talks ended last Friday in a wholly predictable manner, with Michel Barnier, the EU negotiator, declaring that there had been insufficient … read the full article

Brexit Central Fringe Event

David speaking at the Brexit Central event at the Conservative Conference 2017, celebrating Brexit as “the most significant, exciting and the most important political moment of my life”